Towards the end of December, the MacOS App Store notified me of an update for the Day One app. Every attempt I made to install the update failed. On both of my MacBooks. I made sure to quit the Day One app and the Day One menu bar extension, but every attempt to run the... Continue Reading →
When Adobe first released Lightroom Mobile back in 2014, I wrote that it was a game changer. My only complaint was that the iOS version of Lightroom couldn't directly import RAW files. RAW images imported on the computer would sync to LR Mobile, so it was semi-useful for culling on the iPad while not at my desk, but what I really wanted was a complete mobile solution. The most recent iOS Lightroom Mobile update gave us that solution.
In my [previous post on using Day One as an Evernote Food replacement](http://www.danielh.photo/blog/2015/10/day-one-as-an-evernote-food-replacement), I mentioned that they were working on letting us add more than one photo to an entry. Day One 2 is the solution, and it’s available now.
I know people tend to get bent out of shape when forced to pay for an upgrade, myself included. But this one is worth it.
Let's start this post with a moment of silence to honor the recently deceased Evernote Food app... I mean, I get it. Evernote has been making some major changes internally in order to become more profitable. It was inevitable. Nobody is in business to be warm and fuzzy. They're in it to make money. Period.... Continue Reading →
About a year ago, I picked up the first version of the Automatic adapter. According to Automatic: Automatic connects your car to the rest of your digital life. And it does. If you're familiar with IFTTT, you'll have no problem creating recipes that integrate with Automatic. I have one recipe that logs each trip to... Continue Reading →
My first year in college, I majored in graphic design. This was back when using a computer to design was a privilege offered to juniors and seniors--not lowly freshman. A few years later, I was working as a graphic artist at a sign shop. Then I spent a few years designing for the web. I was pretty good at design, but not great. Still, I had a general rule--no cheating with templates, stock images, or stock photos. I was an artist, damnit, and I was only going to use my own stuff. Eventually, though, my priorities changed, and I wanted to focus more on content and less on design. That's how I ended up on SquareSpace. They handle the details so I can concentrate on the content. And that's how I eventually came around to using Canva.
Microsoft just may have something here...
Microsoft recently released Outlook for iOS. Technically, it's a rebranding of acquisition Acompli, but it's still awesome. I've only been playing with it for a day, but it's already replaced both Apple's Mail app and the Calendar app on my iPhone and iPad. It works incredibly well with Gmail; mail, calendars, and contacts all sync perfectly so far.
I was initially disappointed in Lightroom Mobile. What I really thought I wanted was a tool I could use to import RAW images from the SD card reader on my iPad that would then sync to my computer.—even if that sync had to be done over USB. Maybe that functionality will be added in a... Continue Reading →
Lightroom Mobile is a Game Changer When I opened Lightroom today, I got a message about an update. It mentioned something about Lightroom Mobile, so I was instantly curious. After installing the update, I was prompted to sign in with my Adobe ID, and to download the iPad version of Lightroom. I complied instantly. Adobe’s... Continue Reading →